Reliance Industries’ (RIL) Chairman & Managing Director Mukesh D. Ambani on Thursday mentioned the corporate noticed its greatest progress alternative “in making a hybrid, online-to-offline new commerce platform”.
In accordance with Ambani, who was addressing the shareholders on the firm’s 41st Annual Normal Assembly (AGM) in Mumbai, the brand new commerce platform shall be created by integration of its offline retail arm and on-line expertise platform.
He additional mentioned Reliance Retail’s income grew by 100 % on a year-on-year (YoY) foundation Rs. 69,000 crores final yr.
There have been a number of different main bulletins made on the AGM, associated to Reliance Jio. The most important announcement was the launch of Jio GigaFiber, the brand new title for the Jio Fiber service that has been in testing for some time. The service shall be commercially launched this yr, and customers can register their curiosity from August 15. The rollout shall be prioritised per space primarily based on the curiosity proven in the course of the registration course of.
Individually, RIL additionally announced a brand new Jio Telephone mannequin – the Jio Phone 2. Aside from that includes a QWERTY keypad, the smartphone is in any other case fairly just like the unique Jio Telephone. Will probably be made accessible from August 15, priced at Rs. 2,999. Alongside, the corporate introduced the Jio Phone Monsoon Hungama Offer, the place customers will have the ability to alternate their older function telephones for a Jio Telephone for Rs. 501. The transfer might be anticipated to extend adoption of Jio’s function cellphone lineup.
On the occasion, RIL detailed that Reliance Jio had grown considerably since its launch 22 months in the past, and that it now has 215 million subscribers.
Written with inputs from IANS